Heather Dougherty is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).
Heather Dougherty is an experienced and skilled wine educator and writer who found her true calling after a 10-year stint in the travel business.
A committed Francophile (except in matters of rugby), she is never happier than when exploring the classic (and less well-known) regions of France. Champagne and sparkling wines are a continuing passion – she was the UK Champagne Ambassador in 2018. She is also a certified educator for both the Rhône and Rioja.
She is a past Chairman of the Association of Wine Educators, member of the Circle of Wine Writers and an experienced wine judge.
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For more information about Heather’s work, take a look at her website.
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